Ape at San Diego park improving after virus antibody therapy

first_imgSAN DIEGO (AP) — Several gorillas at San Diego Zoo Safari Park appear to be recovering weeks after testing positive for the coronavirus, including a silverback who received antibody treatment. The park’s executive director Lisa Peterson told the San Diego Union-Tribune on Monday the eight western lowland gorillas are eating, drinking and active after being exposed by a zookeeper who tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this month. Peterson said fecal samples from the gorillas are no longer testing positive for the virus. She said some of the other animals at the San Diego Zoo will get the COVID-19 vaccine from a supply made specifically for animals.last_img read more

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